Best Riverside Cities in Southeast Asia for Lovers of Slow Travel

Riverside Cities in Southeast Asia for Slow Travellers. Hoi An, Vietnam. Photo courtesy of Luxury Escapes.

These are the best riverside cities in Southeast Asia for lovers of slow travel – travel at a more leisurely pace, where slowing down to experience local life and soak up the beauty of a place is preferable to running around ticking off sights. These destinations boast riverside promenades, paths, parks, and markets, and plenty … Read more

Angkor Wat Without the Crowds – Insider Guide to a Quieter Side of Angkor

Angkor Wat Without the Crowds – Insiders Guide to Avoiding the Crowds at Angkor. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Angkor Wat without the crowds is not the challenge that some travel writers, bloggers and travellers would have you believe. Follow our insider guide to experience a quieter side of Angkor. Visit in low season, avoid weekends, national holidays and equinoxes, after sunrise make a beeline for the ‘back door’ or East Gate entrance, and … Read more

Siem Reap Water Festival – A Celebration to Mark the End of Monsoon

Siem Reap Water Festival – A Celebration to Mark the End of Monsoon. Siem Reap Water Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Siem Reap Water Festival or Bon Om Tuk, the Cambodia Water Festival, traditionally marks the end of the monsoon period and rice season, the reversal of the flow of the Tonle Sap (Great Lake), and the start of the fishing season, with boat races, water rituals and traditional ceremonies, such as the moon worship and … Read more